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  By Jose Negron For the past four months, I have had a ton of time to reflect. I’ve thought a lot about the things I’ve experienced in the last four years and how they will affect me in the future. In May, I graduated from California University of Pennsylvania.Read More

Todd Carey Debuted at #19 on iTunes

Posted on October 3, 2016
“I fought for this record,” confesses singer-songwriter Todd Carey. The acclaimed artist set out to make a career-defining album with Future Throwback. His quest spanned three years, tracking in four states, shelving three records and feverishly writing 70 songs. The outcome is a euphoric pop record that?s playfully irreverent andRead More

How I Became A Korean Pop Star

Posted on September 26, 2016
By Musician, Jim Wolf I don’t believe in luck. Or at least, I’ve never believed I was lucky. I’ve always believed that hard work and good intention would come back full circle if I stayed focused. And I’ve always said that each of the decisions we make – even theRead More

From Director to Agent

Posted on September 26, 2016
From Director to Agent  By Neon Entertainment Agent, David Milberg  I am now starting my 10th year at NEON Entertainment, which is actually my second time around in the booking agent world. In between my first time as an agent for a company in Minneapolis and NEON, I had theRead More

The Places Poetry Will Take You

Posted on September 12, 2016
The Places Poetry Will Take You  By Spoken Word Artist, Elizabeth Acevedo  One of the things I feel most blessed about, is how poetry takes me to the most unexpected places. I began writing out of a need to understand the world around me. To understand my neighborhood. I won’tRead More

LIVE NUDE WISDOM!

Posted on September 12, 2016
LIVE NUDE WISDOM!  By Michael Dean Ester  Information isn’t knowledge. Neither of them is wisdom. College offers the first in abundance and then — this is the sucky part — it tests your ability to fake the second. But the third? Search “wisdom” on your school’s homepage. Ouch. What if theRead More

5 Promotional Tricks To Draw Bigger Audiences

Posted on September 4, 2016
  5 Promotional Tricks To Draw Bigger Audiences By Neon Entertainment Agent, Danny Mackey Classes have started and the campus in now cluttered with flyers for all those events happening all over campus. Theater, music productions, club and organizational meetings and of course your own campus activities events. Here areRead More

Winners Sometimes Quit

Posted on September 4, 2016
Winners Sometimes Quit By Comedian, Jamie Lissow I remember when I was little my parents wouldn’t let me quit swimming lessons. I couldn’t have been more than 7 or 8 years old. The demonic face of that swimming instructor is like a nightmarish hieroglyphic etched on a wall in myRead More

5 College Welcome Week Tips

Posted on August 29, 2016
  Check where your classes are ahead of time – You may think you know the building and classroom, but everyone has a story the first week of classes where they couldn’t find the room number or building. Be friend the ‘over the top’ student leaders – Yes, they’re extremelyRead More

So You Want to Work in Entertainment 

Posted on August 29, 2016
    By Neon Entertainment Agent, Stephanie Ishman  Since I started working at Neon four years ago, I’ve attended multiple conferences, both regional and national, and spoken with countless students. Besides the questions you’d naturally expect – How much is this event? Is so-and-so available on this date? – there isRead More

Chef Egg’s College Cooking Basics

Posted on August 22, 2016
                    Chef Egg’s College Cooking Basics: Kitchen Tools My name is Chef Egg and I travel all over the country teaching college students how to be a success in the kitchen. My goal is to give you basic cooking skills toRead More

New at Neon Entertainment

Posted on August 12, 2016
Neon Entertainment has so much new to share! Its been a busy summer and we’re excited to start the fall with you in fun, new ways! Get back to school advice, tips, event ideas and interesting reads here on The Hot Mic! The Hot Mic has a behind the scenesRead More
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